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1972 Draft Summary

1972 Draft Summary

First rounders + Major Leaguers

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top pick:
picks:
791
rounds:
46
Major Leaguers:
131
college:
286
hs:
498
hs%:
62.96%
college%:
36.16%
signed:
441
unsigned:
350
signed%:
55.75%
d1:
149
d2:
63
d3:
3
naia:
24
jrcollege:
46
Bonus Records:
3
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year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 1 1 June-Reg Dave Roberts San Diego Padres 3b-c 6-3 215 R R 1951-02-17 Lebanon,OR MLB 1972-1982 1972-1982 College Oregon Yes
1972 1 2 June-Reg Rick Manning Cleveland Baseball Team of 6-1 180 L R 1954-09-02 Niagara Falls,NY MLB 1975-1987 1975-1987 HS LaSalle (Niagara Falls,NY) Yes
1972 1 3 June-Reg Larry Christenson Philadelphia Phillies p 6-4 215 R R 1953-11-10 Everett,WA MLB 1973-1983 1973-1983 HS Marysville-Pilchuck (Marysville,WA) Yes
1972 1 4 June-Reg Roy Howell Texas Rangers 3b 6-1 190 L R 1953-12-18 Lompoc,CA MLB 1974-1984 1974-1985 HS Lompoc (Lompoc,CA) Yes
1972 1 5 June-Reg Bobby Goodman   Montreal Expos c 6-2 195 R R 1954-01-08 West Plains,MO AAA -- 1976-1977 HS Bishop Byrne (Memphis,TN) Yes
1972 1 6 June-Reg Dan Thomas Milwaukee Brewers of 6-2 190 R R 1951-05-09 Birmingham,AL MLB 1976-1977 1971-1978 College Southern Illinois Yes
1972 1 7 June-Reg Larry Payne   Cincinnati Reds p 6-0 185 R R 1954-02-15 Huntsville,TX AAA -- 1976-1978 HS Huntsville (Huntsville,TX) Yes
1972 1 8 June-Reg Dick Ruthven Minnesota Twins p 6-3 190 R R 1951-03-27 Sacramento,CA MLB 1973-1986 1971-1986 College Fresno State No
1972 1 9 June-Reg Steve Englishbey Houston Astros of 6-1 190 L L 1954-08-17 Houston,TX AAA -- 1976-1978 HS South Houston (Houston,TX) Yes
1972 1 10 June-Reg Dave Chalk California Angels 3b-ss 5-10 175 R R 1950-08-30 Del Rio,TX MLB 1973-1981 1972-1981 College Texas Yes
1972 1 11 June-Reg Preston Hanna Atlanta Braves p 6-1 195 R R 1954-09-10 Pensacola,FL MLB 1975-1982 1975-1983 HS Escambia (Pensacola,FL) Yes
1972 1 12 June-Reg Mike Ondina Chicago White Sox of 6-2 190 L R 1954-05-27 Rancho Cordova,CA AAA -- 1977-1979 HS Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA) Yes
1972 1 13 June-Reg Richard Bengston   New York Mets of 6-4 205 R R 1954 Peoria,IL -- -- -- HS Richwoods (Peoria,IL) Yes
1972 1 14 June-Reg Scott McGregor New York Yankees p 6-1 190 B L 1954-01-18 Inglewood,CA MLB 1976-1988 1976-1988 HS El Segundo (El Segundo,CA) Yes
1972 1 15 June-Reg Brian Vernoy Chicago Cubs p 6-3 180 L L 1954 Westminster,CA -- -- -- HS La Quinta (Westminster,CA) Yes
1972 1 16 June-Reg Joel Bishop Boston Red Sox ss 6-1 180 R R 1954-02-09 Sacramento,CA -- -- -- HS McClatchy (Sacramento,CA) Yes
1972 1 17 June-Reg John Harbin   Los Angeles Dodgers ss 6-1 185 R R 1950 Greenville,SC -- -- -- College Newberry Yes
1972 1 18 June-Reg Jamie Quirk Kansas City Royals c-3b 6-4 200 L R 1954-10-22 Whittier,CA MLB 1975-1992 1975-1992 HS St. Paul (Santa Fe Springs,CA) Yes
1972 1 19 June-Reg Rob Dressler San Francisco Giants p 6-3 180 R R 1954-02-02 Portland,OR MLB 1975-1980 1975-1980 HS Madison (Portland,OR) Yes
1972 1 20 June-Reg Jerry Manuel Detroit Tigers 2b 6-0 165 B R 1953-12-23 Hahira,GA MLB 1975-1982 1975-1986 HS Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA) Yes
1972 1 21 June-Reg Dan Larson St. Louis Cardinals p 6-0 180 R R 1954-07-04 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1976-1982 1976-1984 HS Alhambra (Alhambra,CA) Yes
1972 1 22 June-Reg Chet Lemon Oakland Athletics of 6-0 190 R R 1955-02-12 Jackson,MS MLB 1975-1990 1975-1990 HS Fremont (Los Angeles,CA) Yes
1972 1 23 June-Reg Dwayne Peltier Pittsburgh Pirates ss 6-2 185 R R 1954 Anaheim,CA -- -- -- HS Servite (Anaheim,CA) Yes
1972 1 24 June-Reg Ken Thomas   Baltimore Orioles c 5-11 180 R R 1953 Bellville,OH -- -- -- HS Clear Fork (Bellville,OH) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 2 27 June-Reg Tom Underwood Philadelphia Phillies p 5-11 170 R L 1953-12-22 Kokomo,IN MLB 1974-1984 1974-1985 HS Kokomo (Kokomo,IN) Yes
1972 2 28 June-Reg Ron Pruitt Texas Rangers of-c 6-0 185 R R 1951-10-21 Flint,MI MLB 1975-1983 1975-1983 College Michigan State Yes
1972 2 29 June-Reg Ellis Valentine Montreal Expos of 6-4 207 R R 1954-07-30 Helena,AR MLB 1975-1985 1975-1985 HS Crenshaw (Los Angeles,CA) Yes
1972 2 34 June-Reg Bruce Bochte California Angels 1b-of 6-3 200 L L 1950-11-12 Pasadena,CA MLB 1974-1986 1974-1986 College Santa Clara Yes
1972 2 38 June-Reg Ken Clay   New York Yankees p 6-3 195 R R 1954-04-06 Lynchburg,VA MLB 1977-1981 1976-1981 HS E.C. Glass (Lynchburg,VA) Yes
1972 2 40 June-Reg Steve Dillard Boston Red Sox 2b-3b 6-1 180 R R 1951-02-08 Memphis,TN MLB 1975-1982 1975-1982 College Mississippi Yes
1972 2 42 June-Reg Dennis Leonard Kansas City Royals p 6-1 190 R R 1951-05-08 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1974-1986 1974-1986 College Iona College Yes
1972 2 43 June-Reg Bob Knepper San Francisco Giants p 6-2 210 L L 1954-05-25 Akron,OH MLB 1976-1990 1976-1990 HS Calistoga (Calistoga,CA) Yes
1972 2 47 June-Reg John Candelaria   Pittsburgh Pirates p 6-6 225 R L 1953-11-06 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1975-1993 1975-1993 HS LaSalle Academy (New York,NY) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 3 50 June-Reg Dennis Eckersley   Cleveland Baseball Team p 6-2 190 R R 1954-10-03 Oakland,CA MLB 1975-1998 1975-1998 HS Washington (Fremont,CA) Yes
1972 3 53 June-Reg Gary Carter Montreal Expos c 6-2 215 R R 1954-04-08 Culver City,CA MLB 1974-1992 1974-1992 HS Sunny Hills (Fullerton,CA) Yes
1972 3 56 June-Reg Willie Norwood Minnesota Twins of 6-0 185 R R 1950-11-07 Long Beach,CA MLB 1977-1980 1976-1980 College La Verne Yes
1972 3 61 June-Reg Craig Swan New York Mets p 6-3 215 R R 1950-11-30 Van Nuys,CA MLB 1973-1984 1969-1984 College Arizona State Yes
1972 3 63 June-Reg Mike Gordon   Chicago Cubs c 6-3 215 B R 1953-09-11 Leominster,MA MLB 1977-1978 1977-1979 HS Brockton (Brockton,MA) Yes
1972 3 65 June-Reg Bob Detherage Los Angeles Dodgers of 6-0 180 R R 1954-09-20 Springfield,MO MLB 1980-1980 1976-1981 HS Hillcrest (Springfield,MO) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 4 76 June-Reg Brian Doyle   Texas Rangers 2b-ss 5-10 160 L R 1955-01-26 Louisville,KY MLB 1978-1981 1976-1982 HS Caverna (Cave City,KY) Yes
1972 4 82 June-Reg Dave Machemer California Angels 2b 5-11 180 R R 1951-05-24 St. Joseph,MI MLB 1978-1979 1976-1982 College Central Michigan Yes
1972 4 86 June-Reg Mickey Klutts New York Yankees 3b 5-11 189 R R 1954-09-20 Montebello,CA MLB 1976-1983 1976-1983 HS El Rancho (Pico Rivera,CA) Yes
1972 4 92 June-Reg Dan Meyer Detroit Tigers 1b-of 5-11 180 L R 1952-08-03 Hamilton,OH MLB 1974-1985 1974-1987 College Santa Ana Yes
1972 4 95 June-Reg Tim Jones   Pittsburgh Pirates p 6-5 220 B R 1954-01-24 Sacramento,CA MLB 1977-1977 1976-1978 HS Ponderosa (Shingle Springs,CA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 5 97 June-Reg Randy Jones San Diego Padres p 6-0 178 R L 1950-01-12 Fullerton,CA MLB 1973-1982 1973-1982 College Chapman Yes
1972 5 101 June-Reg Dennis Blair Montreal Expos p 6-5 182 R R 1954-06-05 Middletown,OH MLB 1974-1980 1974-1980 HS Eisenhower (Rialto,CA) Yes
1972 5 110 June-Reg Darryl Jones New York Yankees of 5-10 175 R R 1951-06-05 Meadville,PA MLB 1979-1979 1977-1979 College Westminster College Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 6 123 June-Reg Bill Nahorodny Philadelphia Phillies c 6-2 200 R R 1953-08-31 Hamtramck,MI MLB 1976-1984 1976-1985 College St. Clair County CC Yes
1972 6 128 June-Reg Doug Clarey Minnesota Twins 2b 6-0 180 R R 1954-04-20 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1976-1976 1976-1978 HS Homestead (Cupertino,CA) Yes
1972 6 132 June-Reg George Enright Chicago White Sox c 5-11 175 R R 1954-05-09 New Britain,CT MLB 1976-1976 1976-1980 HS Hialeah (Hialeah,FL) Yes
1972 6 133 June-Reg Brock Pemberton   New York Mets 1b 6-3 190 B L 1953-11-05 Tulsa,OK MLB 1974-1975 1974-1980 HS Marina (Huntington Beach,CA) Yes
1972 6 135 June-Reg Buddy Schultz Chicago Cubs p 6-0 175 R L 1950-09-19 Cleveland,OH MLB 1975-1979 1970-1982 College Miami Yes
1972 6 136 June-Reg Don Aase Boston Red Sox p 6-3 222 R R 1954-10-08 Orange,CA MLB 1977-1990 1976-1990 HS Savanna (Anaheim,CA) Yes
1972 6 143 June-Reg Ken Macha Pittsburgh Pirates 3b-1b 6-2 217 R R 1950-09-29 Monroeville,PA MLB 1974-1981 1974-1986 College Pittsburgh Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 7 152 June-Reg Randy Bass Minnesota Twins 1b 6-1 210 L R 1954-03-13 Lawton,OK MLB 1977-1982 1976-1982 HS Lawton (Lawton,OK) Yes
1972 7 167 June-Reg Willie Randolph   Pittsburgh Pirates 2b 5-11 171 R R 1954-07-06 Holly Hill,SC MLB 1975-1992 1975-1992 HS Tilden (Brooklyn,NY) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 9 205 June-Reg Craig Cacek New York Mets 1b 6-1 200 R R 1954-09-10 Hollywood,CA MLB 1977-1977 1976-1982 HS James Monroe (North Hills,CA) Yes
1972 9 213 June-Reg Mike Proly St. Louis Cardinals p 6-0 185 R R 1950-12-15 Jamaica,NY MLB 1976-1983 1972-1984 College St. John's Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 10 217 June-Reg Jerry Turner San Diego Padres of 5-9 180 L L 1954-01-17 Texarkana,AR MLB 1974-1983 1974-1983 HS Venice (Los Angeles,CA) Yes
1972 10 232 June-Reg Andy Merchant Boston Red Sox c 5-11 185 L R 1950-08-30 Mobile,AL MLB 1975-1976 1969-1979 College Auburn Yes
1972 10 236 June-Reg Leon Roberts Detroit Tigers of 6-3 200 R R 1951-01-22 Vicksburg,MI MLB 1974-1984 1974-1984 College Michigan Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 11 245 June-Reg Mike Hart Montreal Expos of 6-3 185 B R 1951-12-20 Kalamazoo,MI MLB 1980-1980 1977-1983 College Kalamazoo Valley CC Yes
1972 11 258 June-Reg Rodney Scott Kansas City Royals 2b-ss 6-0 160 B R 1953-10-16 Indianapolis,IN MLB 1975-1982 1975-1983 HS Arlington (Indianapolis,IN) Yes
1972 11 264 June-Reg Bobby Brown Baltimore Orioles of 6-1 205 B R 1954-05-24 Norfolk,VA MLB 1979-1985 1977-1985 HS Northampton (Eastville,VA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 12 265 June-Reg Rusty Gerhardt San Diego Padres p 5-9 175 B L 1950-08-13 Baltimore,MD MLB 1974-1974 1969-1983 College Clemson Yes
1972 12 286 June-Reg Chris Batton Oakland Athletics p 6-4 195 R R 1954-08-24 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1976-1976 1976-1979 HS St. Bernard (Playa del Ray,CA) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 14 321 June-Reg Jim Crawford Houston Astros p 6-3 200 L L 1950-09-29 Chicago,IL MLB 1973-1978 1969-1978 College Arizona State Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 15 342 June-Reg Roger Miller   Milwaukee Brewers p 6-3 200 R R 1954-08-01 Connellsville,PA MLB 1974-1974 1974-1977 HS Uniontown Area (Uniontown,PA) Yes
1972 15 352 June-Reg Ernie Whitt Boston Red Sox c 6-2 200 L R 1952-06-13 Detroit,MI MLB 1976-1991 1976-1991 College Macomb CC Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 16 372 June-Reg Nyls Nyman Chicago White Sox of 6-0 170 L R 1954-03-07 Detroit,MI MLB 1974-1977 1974-1979 HS Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA) Yes
1972 16 378 June-Reg George Throop Kansas City Royals p 6-7 205 R R 1950-11-24 Pasadena,CA MLB 1975-1979 1975-1979 College Long Beach State Yes
1972 16 380 June-Reg Dave Lemanczyk   Detroit Tigers p 6-4 235 R R 1950-08-17 Syracuse,NY MLB 1973-1980 1973-1980 College Hartwick College Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 17 399 June-Reg Ray Burris Chicago Cubs p 6-5 200 R R 1950-08-22 Idabel,OK MLB 1973-1987 1973-1987 College Southwestern Oklahoma State Yes
1972 17 401 June-Reg Glenn Burke   Los Angeles Dodgers of 6-0 195 R R 1952-11-16 Oakland,CA MLB 1976-1979 1976-1980 College Merritt College Yes
1972 17 404 June-Reg Vern Ruhle   Detroit Tigers p 6-1 187 R R 1951-01-25 Coleman,MI MLB 1974-1986 1974-1987 College Olivet College Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 19 436 June-Reg Bobby Thompson   Texas Rangers of 5-11 175 B R 1953-11-03 Charlotte,NC MLB 1978-1978 1976-1978 HS Harding University (Charlotte,NC) Yes
1972 19 452 June-Reg Mark Wagner   Detroit Tigers ss 6-1 175 R R 1954-03-04 Conneaut,OH MLB 1976-1984 1976-1997 HS Harbor (Ashtabula,OH) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 20 470 June-Reg Wayne Tyrone Chicago Cubs of-3b 6-1 185 R R 1950-08-01 Alice,TX MLB 1976-1976 1972-1979 College UTRGV Yes
1972 20 479 June-Reg Mike Willis Baltimore Orioles p 6-2 210 L L 1950-12-26 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 1977-1981 1976-1982 College Vanderbilt Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 21 492 June-Reg Bob Kammeyer New York Yankees p 6-4 210 R R 1950-12-02 Kansas City,KS MLB 1978-1979 1970-1980 College Stanford Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 22 507 June-Reg Bob Sheldon Milwaukee Brewers 2b 6-0 170 L R 1950-11-27 Montebello,CA MLB 1974-1977 1974-1977 College Loyola Marymount Yes
1972 22 525 June-Reg Willie Royster Baltimore Orioles c 5-11 180 R R 1954-04-11 Clarksville,VA MLB 1981-1981 1978-1983 HS Spingarn (Washington,DC) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 24 552 June-Reg Greg Erardi Milwaukee Brewers p 6-1 190 R R 1954-05-31 Syracuse,NY MLB 1977-1977 1976-1977 HS Liverpool (Liverpool,NY) Yes
1972 24 564 June-Reg Ed Halicki San Francisco Giants p 6-7 220 R R 1950-10-04 Newark,NJ MLB 1974-1980 1974-1980 College Monmouth College Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 25 572 June-Reg Mike Hargrove   Texas Rangers 1b 6-0 195 L L 1949-10-26 Perryton,TX MLB 1974-1985 1974-1985 College Northwestern Oklahoma State Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 26 596 June-Reg Lyman Bostock Minnesota Twins of 6-1 180 L R 1950-11-22 Birmingham,AL MLB 1975-1978 1975-1978 College CSUN Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 27 623 June-Reg George Cappuzzello Detroit Tigers p 6-0 175 R L 1954-01-15 Youngstown,OH MLB 1981-1982 1976-1984 HS Ursuline (Youngstown,OH) Yes
year rnd ovl phase player name drafting team pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years source school signed
1972 28 642 June-Reg Butch Alberts Pittsburgh Pirates 3b 6-2 205 R R 1950-05-04 Williamsport,PA MLB 1978-1978 1971-1980 College Cincinnati Yes
88 record(s)